- gratification of desires.
- Psychoanalysis. the drive to free oneself from tension caused by instinctual needs, as sex.
Origin of wish fulfillment
Examples from the Web for wish fulfillment
Contemporary Examples of wish fulfillment
Cain might just be for conservatives what Barack Obama was for liberals in 2008—a kind of wish-fulfillment candidate.Romney’s Worst Nightmare
October 14, 2011
Historical Examples of wish fulfillment
Glance now, among these dreams, at a simple example of "wish-fulfillment."The Ordeal of Mark Twain
Van Wyck Brooks
Wish-fulfillment has become that phrase for the new dream-science.
So this is the second wish-fulfillment, but the wish is that of the husband.
You also make use of this unpleasant state of mind to conceal the wish-fulfillment.
It is in fact the wish-fulfillment that has already induced us to separate dreams into two groups.
- In psychoanalytic theory, the satisfaction of a desire, need, or impulse through a dream or other exercise of the imagination.